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Bridges across an Impossible Divide
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Bridges across an Impossible Divide: The Inner Lives of Arab and Jewish Peacemakers

Marc Gopin

Abstract

This book offers an exploration of Arab/Israeli peace partnerships: unlikely friendships created among people who have long been divided by bitter resentments, deep suspicions, and violent sorrows. The book shows how the careful examination of their inner spiritual lives has enabled Jewish and Arab individuals to form peace partnerships, and that these partnerships may someday lead to peaceful coexistence. The peacemakers in this book have no formal experience in conflict resolution or diplomacy. Instead, through trial and error, they have devised their own methods of reaching out across enemy ... More

Keywords: Arab/Israeli peace partnerships, peacemakers, conflict resolution, diplomacy, conflict, spiritual introspection

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199916986
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916986.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marc Gopin, author
George Mason University

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